THE ALCHEMIST

# THE ALCHEMIST

• MATH

The height of lava ejected can be modeled by h=-5t(t-11) where h is height in meters and t is…

The max height can be found by completing the square. h=−5t(t−11)h=-5t(t-11) h=−5(t2−11t)h=-5(t2-11t) h=−5(t2−11t+1214−1214)h=-5(t2-11t+1214-1214) h=−5((t−112)2−1214)h=-5((t-112)2-1214) h=−5(t−112)2+6054h=-5(t-112)2+6054The max height will be…

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• THE ALCHEMIST

In Coelho’s The Alchemist, what payment does the interpreter request to interpret Santiago’s dream?

In Coelho’s The Alchemist, Santiago has had the same dream twice. He happens to be heading to a village where he has traveled once before, hoping to see a raven-haired girl that he has been…

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• THE ALCHEMIST

In Coelho’s The Alchemist, where does Santiago go to have his dreams interpreted?

In Paulo Coelho’s The Alchemist, Santiago has a recurring dream. He travels with his sheep to a village called Tarifa, in the “region of Andalusia.” While there, he plans to get a new book, a shave…

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• THE ALCHEMIST

In Coelho’s The Alchemist, what does Santiago learn from his sheep?

In Coelho’s The Alchemist, at first Santiago believes that his sheep do not consider anything beyond eating and sleeping. He believes that they have no way of understanding that life might have a…

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• A GOOD MAN IS HARD TO FIND

What religious qualities or elements emerge in the story?

As the family leaves on its trip to Florida, we get a glimpse of the grandmother as she sits in the car ready for the journey: Her collar and cuffs were white organdy trimmed with lace and at her…

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• A ROSE FOR EMILY

How is point of view related to the plot structure in A Rose for Emily?

The narrator, which provides the point of view for “A Rose for Emily,” is the town of Jefferson, a collective entity that seems to be able to recount Miss Emily’s life over the span of decades….

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• FREDERICK DOUGLASS

How does Douglass portray slaveholders?

I think that one of Douglass’ strongest points is that he depicts slaveholders as being afflicted by the institution of slavery. This condition causes them to be sadistic and unspeakably cruel….

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• THE ABSOLUTELY TRUE DIARY OF A PART-TIME INDIAN

What are 2 examples of characters’ intellectual competence?

In a uniquely powerful manner, I think that we can find examples of specific characters’ intellectual competencies in one moment. When Junior lashes out at Mr. P because of anger over receiving…

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• SCIENCE

How long does it take for herbivores, carnivores and nectar feeders to digest their food? How…

Let’s start with carnivores like humans and dogs. There are three basic phases to carnivore digestion. The cephalic phase is the chewing and tasting of the food in the mouth, the gastric phase is…

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• THE GREAT GATSBY

Could you please tell me why Miss Baker says “You ought to live in California” in the first…

The reference to “California” is Jordan’s approach to Tom’s discussion that advances White Supremacy. Jordan referring to California is part “other- worldly” and partly dismissive. California is…

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• THE GREAT GATSBY

Nick says “as if he were alert for something more” in this excerpt from the first chapter of The…

Earlier in Chapter One, Nick describes Tom Buchanan as having a “rather hard mouth and a supercilious manner.” Later, in the passage cited above, Tom’s haughtiness is demonstrated as he responds to…

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• LANGUAGE

What is the definition of an indirect statement in the medical field?

In English, an indirect statement is a subordinate clause that relates some kind of statement indirectly. In other words, it talks about a statement from a retelling instead of a direct quote. It…

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• WALT WHITMAN

Why was Walt Whitman not comfortable with his homosexuality?

There are several considerations in answering this question. First, we need to keep in mind that the sexuality of Walt Whitman is still debated. Some scholars believe that he was homosexual or…

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• REVELATION

Compare Flannery O’Connor’s characters: Joy-Hulga in “Good Country People” and Mary Grace in…

Flannery O’Connor’s Roman Catholic beliefs color her stories which include violence and violent people alongside the faith and grace found by many of her characters. “Good Country People”…

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• THE ABSOLUTELY TRUE DIARY OF A PART-TIME INDIAN

Which characters were loving and compasionate?

Junior’s grandmother can be seen as loving and compassionate. She was a figure to many Native Americans. Having been seen on a wider, if not national level, with her attendance of powwows, many…

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• HISTORY

Analyze how the United States took ownership of the Vietnam War under President Johnson.

The United States “took ownership” of the Vietnam War under President Johnson through a process that has come to be known as “mission creep.” What this means is that the US gradually took…

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• FRANCE

What are two lessons that can be learned from France’s conduct of foreign policy, especially in…

There is no shortage of examples that can be applied in a discussion of French foreign policy and the influences of cultural and social characteristics in the formulation of that policy. Two that…

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• VIETNAM WAR

There are at least three assumptions that policymakers appear to have overlooked. The Ho Chi Minh regime could simply be bargained with. It is sometimes said that President Johnson and his people…

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• MACBETH

What is a common thesis statement for both “Dreams” and Macbeth? (I am working on an…

While there is a common theme of Ambition as a driving force in Langston Hughes’s “Dreams” and Shakespeare’s Macbeth, the elements of character and the phantasmagoric in the dreams of Macbeth…

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• SPECIAL EDUCATION

Why would teachers have similarities and differences when it comes to educating students with…

The main reason that different teachers would have differences and similarities when it comes to teaching students with special needs is that different teachers are different people. Different…

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• MATH

What is the area of the largest quadrilateral that can be fit into a circle with radius 18 cm.

A quadrilateral is a polygon with 4 sides. The quadrilateral with the largest area that can be fit in a circle is a square. Let the side of a square be S. The length of the diagonal of the square…

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• THE GREAT GATSBY

What is all the meaning of “casually” in this passage from the first chapter of The Great Gatsby?…

In this first chapter, Nick Carraway introduces himself to the reader, explaining how he has come to the East; in addition, Fitzgerald very subtly prepares his text for his ultimate message as he…

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• SPECIAL EDUCATION

What are the challenges that special educators face in planning and providing special education…

Because the needs of every student will be unique to that particular child and because the availability of resources to meet the specific circumstances dictated by a child’s unique needs will vary…

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• SPECIAL EDUCATION

What are existing support systems, services, or resources for parents and families of children…

There are programs of every sort from social and political action groups for parents of special needs children to Federal funded State grants for professionals as well as parents to be trained in…

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• THE STRANGE CASE OF DR. JEKYLL AND MR. HYDE

How does Stevenson create a sense of intrigue that engages the reader’s interest in Dr. Jekyll…

A mythopoetic figure, Dr. Jekyll/Mr. Hyde fascinates readers because of the human wonder about good vs. evil: Can they be separated? Can evil be summoned? Stephen Gwynn calls the novella …a…

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• SCIENCE

To solve for the value of R, its voltage and current should be determine. To do so, consider the two loads, R and L1. Since they are in series, the current passing through L1 and R are the same….

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• SCIENCE

To solve, apply the formula of power. P=IVP=IV Plug-in the given power consumption and the voltage rating of L1. 0.5=I⋅60.5=I⋅6 Then, divide both sides by 6 to get the value of I. 0.56=I⋅660.56=I⋅66…

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• MATH

What is antiderivative in sin x+ln x?

You need to evaluate the anti-derivative of the given function, hence, you need to find the primitive integral of function such that: ∫(sinx+lnx)dx∫(sinx+lnx)dx Using the property of linearity of…

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• ARABY

The narrator is an idealistic young boy who conflates his crush on Mangan’s sister with religious and/or epic importance. He plans his day around getting glimpses and opportunities to see Mangan’s…

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• MATH

What is the equation of the line tangent to x^2+y^2=2 at the point (1,1)

The equation of the circle is x^2+y^2 = 2. The value of the derivative dydxdydx at at point gives the slope of the tangent at that point. d(x2+y2)dx=0d(x2+y2)dx=0 => 2x+2y⋅(dydx)=02x+2y⋅(dydx)=0 =>…

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• MATH

What is the derivative dy/dx given that y^3*x^2 = 1

The derivative dydxdydx has to be derived for y^3*x^2 = 1. d(y3⋅x2)dx=0d(y3⋅x2)dx=0=>y3⋅2x+3y2⋅x2⋅(dydx)=0y3⋅2x+3y2⋅x2⋅(dydx)=0 => 3y2⋅x2⋅(dydx)=(−y3⋅2x)3y2⋅x2⋅(dydx)=(-y3⋅2x) => (dydx)=−y3⋅2x3y2⋅x2(dydx)=-y3⋅2x3y2⋅x2…

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• AS YOU LIKE IT

Excluding the theme of love, what are other themes of importance in the play As You Like It?

The title As You Like It suggests that Shakespeare intentionally wrote a comedy that would include many of the themes he expected to appeal to his audience. He was right. This is one of his most…

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• SOCIAL SCIENCES

Why is dense population found in plains areas as compared to hilly areas ?

There are at least three main reasons for this. First, transportation into and among hilly areas is harder to accomplish than transportation into and among flat areas. In other words, it will be…

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• MATH

calculate derivative y =5x^6+ln (sin x)

You need to differentiate the function with respect to x, such that: dydx=5⋅d(x6)dx+d(ln(sinx))dxdydx=5⋅d(x6)dx+d(ln(sinx))dx dydx=5⋅6⋅x5+1sinx⋅d(sinx)dxdydx=5⋅6⋅x5+1sinx⋅d(sinx)dx

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• MATH

What is the sum of z4+1z4z4+1z4 if z is root of equation z2+z+1=0?z2+z+1=0?

The roots of the equation z^2 + z + 1 = 0 are z1,2=−1±3–√⋅i2z1,2=-1±3⋅i2 z1=−1+3–√⋅i2z1=-1+3⋅i2 (z1)4=(−1+3–√⋅i2)4=−1+3–√⋅i2(z1)4=(-1+3⋅i2)4=-1+3⋅i2

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• MATH

Show that x+y >=2 if x is root of ax^2+bx+c=0 and y is root of cy^2+b y +a=0?

You need to find the solutions to both quadratic equations, using quadratic formula, such that: x1,2=−b±b2−4ac−−−−−−−√2ax1,2=-b±b2-4ac2a y1,2=−b±b2−4ac−−−−−−−√2cy1,2=-b±b2-4ac2c You should notice…

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• THE GIVER

What does The Giver mean when he says the society went to Sameness? Is Sameness the absence of…

Yes, Sameness is the absence of differences within the community in which The Giver takes place. Long before the time in which the story is set, the community made the decision to adopt Sameness as…

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• STOPPING BY WOODS ON A SNOWY EVENING

In the poem Stopping by The Woods on a Snowy Evening presuming God to be the owner of the woods,…

If God were the owner of the woods, you must start from the beginning when the main character wonders whose woods could they possibly be, and yet, he must stop to admire them because they are so…

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• SCIENCE

Can you please explain the difference in temperature changes between a beaker containing hot…

Temperature is the measure of the flow of energy, particularly of heat. When you put two things of different temperature in contact with each other, they will eventually have the same temperature…

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• MATH

I bought a dress for \$60x & sold it for (500 + 4x) at a loss of x%. Find the cost price.

The dress is bought for \$60x sold for 500 + 4x. The loss made here is x%. As an equation: (500 + 4x – 60x)/(60x) = -x/100 => 5000 + 40x – 600x = -6x^2 => 6x^2 – 560x + 5000 = 0 => 3x^2 -…

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• ODE TO THE WEST WIND

What’s the rhyme scheme in the first section of “Ode to the West Wind”?

The rhyme scheme of the first section of Shelley’s “Ode to the West Wind” is ABA BCB CDC DED EE. The word “hear” at the end of the last line is intended to be an approximate rhyme with “everywhere”…

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• HISTORY

How is the website “Hatshepsut and Thutmose: a royal feud?” on bbc.co.uk reliable and useful as a…

If you are doing a report on Hatshepsut, this is clearly a useful and reliable source of information. The article that you have linked to is useful largely because of the fact that it is quite…

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• HISTORY

Discuss the causes and major results of the Great Depression in the United States and Europe.

The overarching cause of the Great Depression was the concentration of too much of the nation’s wealth in the hands of too few people. The first symptom of this cause was a decline in consumer…

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• MATH

Using the equation given : x=4⋅tanθx=4⋅tanθ sketch the corresponding right angle triangle’s…

It is given that x=4⋅tanθx=4⋅tanθ . For the angle θθ , the ratio of the height and the base is x/4. The value of θθ would differ for different values of x. Taking a random value of x…

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• THE HORSE DEALER’S DAUGHTER

Explain how the Thematic Characteristics of Modern Literature are evident in “The Horesedealer’s…

The basic premise of Modernism can be seen in the background of the family that Lawrence outlines in his story. Initially, consider Woolf’s understanding of a critical element of the “shift”…

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• MATH

Find the remaining side of the right angle triangle and the six trigonometric functions as…

The height of the right angle triangle is 2×2+8−−−−−−√2×2+8 and the hypotenuse is x – 2. If the base is B, B2+(x2+8x−−−−−−√)2=(x−2)2B2+(x2+8x)2=(x-2)2 => B2+x2+8x=x2−4x+4B2+x2+8x=x2-4x+4 => B^2 +…

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• MATH

In a right angle triangle, base = x2+8x−−−−−−√x2+8x, height = 4. What is the hypotenuse and the…

The base of the right triangle is x2+8x−−−−−−√x2+8x . The height is 4. The length of the hypotenuse in terms of x is (x2+8x−−−−−−√)2+16−−−−−−−−−−−−−−−√(x2+8x)2+16 = x2+8x+16−−−−−−−−−−−√x2+8x+16 = (x+4)2−−−−−−−√(x+4)2 =

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• FEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY

The incident command system (ICS) and National Incident Management System (NIMS) are the baseline…

The Incident Command System is the core for providing integrated responses and communication in event of an emergency incident. This is why it is named a “command” system. Central commands that…

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• SCIENCE

Assume the earth were a solid body and a tunnel was dug to the center of the Earth. If a person…

The force with which two bodies with mass M1 and M2 are attracted towards each other due to the gravitational force of attraction between them is given by F=G⋅M1⋅M2r2F=G⋅M1⋅M2r2 where r is the…

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• MATH

Determine the x intercepts of the function y = x^2 – 2x – 24

The graph of a function f(x) intercepts the x-axis at the point (X, 0) where f(X) = 0 For the function y = x^2 – 2x – 24 x^2 – 2x – 24 = 0 => x^2 – 6x + 4x – 24 = 0 => x(x – 6) + 4(x – 6)…

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